The ROM Update this week comes with the ROMs for the Honor View 10 along with Kernel and mods. We will also talk about the LineageOS news 15.1 , of the ZooPark malware, Android P, Autovoice 3.5 and more. Let’s start!
Today we focus on the Development of the Honor View 10 with new ROMs, Kernel and Mods to test . Before starting with the ROMs for the Honor View 10 here you have your Technical specifications .
In case you do not know it is a medium-high-end device with a Soil Hisilicon Kirin 970. It is the same CPU that carries the Huawei Mate 10 and integrates an NPU chip to support artificial intelligence.
Now it’s time for the ROMs for the Honor View 10 :
After the ROMs for the Honor View 10 now it’s time for the Kernels and other mods. Here we have to finish:
We have LineageOS 15.1 for the Google Nexus 4 . This model It was released in November 2012 with Android 4.2. It’s been almost 6 years since then and we’re on track for Android 8.1 Oreo. The ROM can download it from here .
He Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 has received official support of LineageOS 15.1 . Made by e The renowned developer of XDA mikeioannina. East recommends that those who want to install LineageOS 15.1 after coming from another custom ROM must first reboot the device from the factory. You can download it from this link .
The objectives are widely distributed in different countries although at the moment it seems that it has not reached Europe with force. According to information from the security company Kaspersky Lab that were his discoverers it is not a recent malware. In fact it is believed that it was created between 2015 and 2017. Yes, they have been taking modified and more dangerous versions, until reaching the current one.
This new version that Kaspersky has just discovered can get data from Android users . Among them are the contacts, text messages, key records, GPS location and get call recordings .
We are facing quite sophisticated malware. The experts believe that they have been able to use specialized surveillance tools .
The moment ZooPark infects the device it starts to steal private data. What it does is scan the memory and also the data stored on the SD card. Get details about installed applications, browser data, etc.
The best way to avoid it is to download only Google Play applications. Never download apps from third-party sites and it is advisable block the installation of programs from unknown sources . Thanks to this we will avoid malware such as ZooPark.
Android’s distribution statistics for May 2018 show slight gains for Android Oreo . In this way we have gone from 4.6% from last month to 5.7% this month.
Here you have the current distribution statistics:
In addition to Oreo there is another version of Android that has increased compared to last month. It is Android 7.x Nougat that has gone from 30.8% to 31.1%. The rest goes down little by little.
On the other hand Android security patches for May are already available with OTA and factory images .
Other interesting news related to Google:
The Android P Beta program is now available for Google Pixel and several non-Google phones . The beta version of Android will be available for the following devices according to Google: Sony Xperia XZ2, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, Nokia 7 Plus, Oppo R15 Pro, Vivo X21, OnePlus 6, Essential PH-1, Google Pixel and Google Pixel. 2.
Another novelty is that Android P will much better limit the monitoring of network activity . As it has been seen in one of the last changes in the code the operating system wants to limit the access to the monitoring of the network activity. They would do it by preventing applications from accessing this information through a direct rule in the Kernel, in SELinux .
Other news related to the new version of Android are:
Thanks to AutoVoice 3.5 we can create a custom assistant to replace the Google Assistant . Tasker has an add-on system that third-party applications can take advantage of to create a total automation platform. AutoVoice is one of the most robust Tasker add-ons and has just received an update that allows you to create a custom virtual assistant for your device.
Here is a video of what they have managed to do:
To finish Actualidad ROM we have the following developments: